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Order Book, 5 spaces for 2025. 

To avoid longer waiting times I closed my custom order books throughout 2023. This should mean a return to <12 months wait going forward for non-custom models, 

Message me if you wish to be on my reserve waiting list,  or if there is something you are looking for as I will have the occasional instrument available, My standard model Anglo Saxon lyre and a 7 string lyre should be available in stock/ shorter wait time from mid 2024 and Stick Dulcimers in woods I have already will be available at intervals

please email if you have questions, 

Lyre to rent:

I may have some Lyres available to rent for a monthly fee, UK only for now, message for details  

Replica models for Museum/Re-enactments £POA 

Lyre kits: The material cost to create a lyre kit has gone up, but I am going to make a batch in 2024, but message me if you are interested in more information,  

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(Shipping and all material costs have increased so much since my last price changes, any instrument placed with a deposit before this date are unaffected)

New Prices from April 2024  


Standard Lyres  6 string £1500-£2000 depending on model available. (Custom options including Cedar, Torrefied Spruce tops instead of Maple and 7 string models on request)

New Hybrid/Viking  Lyres in 6 or 7 strings starting from £2000 Bronze or Brass arm mounts, now comes with wooden case, ebony or Boxwood tuning pins as standard.  

 I will try to have one anglo-Saxon model at least in stock or part made, Student models or Lyres for hire.      

Prittlewell Lyre  £2500   Kravik Lyres £3500,  Small Cologne lyre £2500   Sutton Hoo £5000 including leather bag and case,  Taplow £4500,   Irish Lyre £2500,    Trossingen lyre £4000 with Kolrosing artwork (£2500 without)

all with handmade wooden cases.  Sewn bags and outer Boxes on models other than Sutton Hoo POA

Stick Dulcimers 20th Anniversary models 
Standard Models:  Cherry, Flamed maple, Walnut, Acacia or Mango each with Yellow Cedar or Swiss Spruce top, Chacate Preto or ebony fingerboard from £1000 

with rounded edge oval case £1250    add £150 for K&K pickup.         4 string model Dadd also available on request.   

Cigar box style Stick Dulcimer 20" scale with internal Pickup from £800  I will list recycled wood models on Etsy when available. 

Appalachian Dulcimers

Oak and Spruce/Cedar (Cherry, walnut same prices)  standard model Diatonic 3 String for Fingerstyle : £1500 incl. handmade case  

Walnut and Spruce/cedar Chromatic model 3 String:  £1750   incl. handmade case.  

Moraharpa 2024   3 strings, Spruce, Pine, maple keys 26 keys £3500 with case and bow,     


Flat top/back Army/Navy from £1000  Red Cedar and Walnut or Mahogany, Brass tailpiece case included,   

Celtic model, carved back, curved flat top, oval holes, £2000 with case carved top £3000     A5 Model £3500

Octave mandolin: £1500 with case 


Baritone 14 fret    Oak and Spruce/Cedar, Antique tobacco burst Finish,  Standard model including lightweight case £1450 other woods available

Cigar Box Concert Ukulele:  Walnut and Red Cedar £800
Soprano Pineapple models  £1000    (Yellow Cedar and Mango/Plumwood/Apple wood /Acacia)  Plain Koa model from £1000

Tenor 14 fret  Pineapple model £1250     Standard model £1500 with Soundport/Cutaway options £1650

Psaltery  Psaltery in G £1250, In D £1550   Custom pitches/sizes POA

Welsh  Crwths 2023 prices
Heyward £5000,  Evans £5500 Carved from solid bock of plain Maple             Student Heyward £3000 Evans Model £3500  (Assembled from two sections like a violin)   With case and bow   

Standard Bowed Lyre £1500  
Jouhikko 2 string from £1150
3 or 4 strings from £1500
Shetland Gue,
2 strung, carved one piece body from £1000

Student Queen Mary Wire-Strung harp, poplar carved body Brass and silver strings £5500 plain model

HollyBrook Harp: Poplar/Lime/Sycamore brass strung £6500 plain model
Queen Mary & Castle Otway based Wire-Strung harps, Willow, Maple,  Brass and Silver strings  £7500

5 string Kantele Custom £POA
5 string Custom with case £600
10 string with case £1200
11 string with case £1250

11 String with tuning levers £1250
11 string Electric Kantele £1000 with case
15 string drone £1250 with case

15 string diatonic £1500 with case
New concert folk Kantele D-d 15 strings with sharpening levers £1750 with case

C Foster model £1250, With K&K Pickup £1400 case inclused

2018 Bentside £1450 with case and bow  (K&K Pickup +£150 if required)  Chromatic or Diatonic 

Slope Dreadnought 24.75" /25.5"scale   Spruce/Cedar   Eucalyptus/Acacia/Fumed Oak/Bog Oak,     Ebony fingerboard  from £4500 includes Hiscox case

L-0 style guitar 12 or 14 fret £3500 Spruce top with recycled mahogany neck, backs and sides of maple, oak, cherry, Eucalyptus, acacia Ebony Fingerboard

Classical, Torres se-117 in Spruce and Cypress/maple/Rosewood/Mahogany £3500

Tenor Guitar
Steel string Gdad tuning   22" scale  £2500

For Custom instruments I have to allow extra time for research, sourcing materials, usually there is a surcharge of 25% on Custom one-off models,  Some instruments need to be built in stages, where wood is gradually acclimatised to become an instrument, Hollowed out lyres and Harps and also guitars for example benefit from this extra time. As of January 2017 with new CITES changes I will no longer use Rosewood, Bubinga or African Blackwood for exported instruments, I was using plantation grown Rosewood but Currently using chacate preto on fingerboards with ebony and bog oak on custom instruments.  From 2022 will focus on native timbers from well managed sources and some interesting new alternatives.  

Lead time from 2024 will vary rom instrument type to level of customisation,  6-18 months average,  longer for new instruments.  For Custom orders I now require a non returnable deposit of 10% to reserve a place on my order book, to cover materials. Prices are fixed at this point.  Custom orders are often built over a longer timespan than my standard instruments to allow wood to acclimatise and extra research, but I will let you know when I start construction,  we usually upload My work in progress picturesI usually upload My work in progress pictures on instagram.

The final payment plus delivery costs are always payable before delivery.  

Delivery overseas is now by federal Express, here in the UK by next day delivery, royal mail or courier.


Most of my in stock instruments are now handled through etsy payment system, for deposits and for custom orders I can do Bank Transfer payments or Paypal,  at the moment I can only accept cheques in the Uk with Pounds Sterling.  as of 2021    I will also accept Cryptocurrencies for full payment at the time of completion only, as these values fluctuate I would prefer to keep these to buy now instruments rather than long term commissions,   

Please feel free to email if you have any questions!

Workshop: Working safely at home, isolating as much as possible during Covid restrictions with some delays with supplies and some backlog to orders which I am working through,  Small items sent out by Royal mail have been taking a little longer,  instruments shipped and tracked worldwide by FedEX worldwide have been getting to customers more quickly.    

 Exotic timbers: These will be mostly phased out by end of 2024. (with a few plantation and fsc exceptions)  always Looking at sustainable projects and alternatives. Local and Urban timber. Rocklite or Torrified timber for some fingerboards, etc  Will be reducing plastic packaging where I can and use cardboard boxes and recycled materials for shipping,       

I run my business mostly online, working from family home, small workshop not open to public. 

May be able to offer in person meetings in the Future by arrangement, My workshop is being re-organised over the next year or two and hoping to build some stock for 2025 so I have examples on hand which is not the case at present.  

Skype:  Skype is possible.    If you download this app on your phone, tablet or pc and sign up you an ring me for free anywhere in the world,  (by prior arrangement only --time zones vary)  email before you call as I will need to be confirm a local time that is suitable for us both.    

Zoom:  Email me to arrange.  
Facebook messenger, I check Facebook messenger 5-6pm UK time, not usually during work hours.  
email:       sales "at"
Mobile/Cell  work phone in UK : 07523 233052 UK (or #44 7523233952 overseas) I usually have my  phone with me most afternoons but if driving or operating tools I may not be free to answer in which case please leave a message or email me and I will get back to you.  

Whatsapp  Email me and I will send you details by arrangement only.